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Enjoy your perfect and well-deserved vacation in the Zillertal in the romantic and family-friendly holiday resort of Schlitters!

Recover from the hustle and bustle and everyday life stress in a pleasant climate and with many hours of sun in the quietly situated holiday village of Schlitters in the Zillertal. At 550m altitude and with a population of 1460, this town in the first holiday region in the Zillertal is a perfect destination for couples and families.

Centrally located at the entrance to the Zillertal and with good public transport connections , Schlitters is a family-friendly holiday village , which, with its private room lets, guest houses and family accommodation, provides a cosy village ambience. The  local bakers  see to your corporeal well-being and indulge you with home-made wholegrain bread and sweet pastries. Different activities, sights and day-trips guarantee a varied and exciting summer or winter vacation with the whole family.

Excursions & Activities

While on holiday with the family a trip on the Zillertalbahn, which stops in Schlitters, is an adventure for all ages.  Bergkäserei Zillertal  invites you to enjoy an excursion which is a bit different. Here you get to sample various cheeses, which you can then buy in the adjoining shop! Those of you who enjoy sport can pay a visit to Schlitters sports facilities and let off steam on the  tennis court  or on the  football pitch Schlitter Waterfall , located at the end of the Öxelbachtal, is a special natural experience.

The swimming lake and leisure park in Schlitters is a local recreation area, which is very popular with people of all ages and locals and visitors alike. Spanning 22,000m2 and with an area of water covering 11,000m2 the leisure area provides plenty of relaxation and fun on the water. While the children run about, parents get to enjoy their summer in the mountains and the superb panoramic views. The  adventure playground , constructed in and around an alluvial forest provides even more fun and activities during your holiday in the Zillertal. There are  wooden figures huge swings  and any amount of unusual play equipment to explore!

The Seecafe at Schlitters swimming lake provides the requisite energy to keep you going - watch all the action as you enjoy a snack, ice cream or coffee and enjoy those lovely summer days there.


In summer, the greater area around Schlitters awaits you with exciting day-trip destinations: When hiking, Nordic Walking, climbing or on tour with bicycle and mountain bike you can intensively experience the first holiday region in the Zillertal and take in the beautiful mountain panorama. After a hot summer day, you and your family can seek refreshment in the cool waters of Lake Schlitters – a nature bathing lake, which is always worth a visit. A special experience awaits you at the Maria Brettfall pilgrimage church . A leisurely hiking trail takes you to the church from Schlitters, which situated above Strass in the Zillertal rewards you with a wonderful view across the entire Zillertal. 


The skiing areas of the first holiday region in the Zillertal Hochfügen-Hochzillertaland the Spieljoch family skiing resort can comfortably be reached from Schlitters with the free ski bus or using the Zillertalbahn within a only few minutes only. The off-piste offer is quite broad as well: Whether sledding, cross-country skiingor on a romantic winter hike, Schlitters and the whole first holiday region in the Zillertal always offer the holiday highlight for every taste.


Activities & excursions

Herbary "Mariengarten"

Herbary "Mariengarten"


At the outskirts of Schlitters a colourful world of herbs awaits tourists and locals alike. The herbary „Mariengarten“ is a newly created place of relaxation and knowledge. Discover the world of herbs at workshops and tours and get an insight to botanics in general and local herbs of Tirol specifically. It is open everyday, to give you the chance for discovery and recreation!

Adress: Parking at the swimming lake Schlitters, next to Schlitters Nr. 34, follow a small walk to the herbary

More informationen: Martina Heubach - Phone +43 (0)676 4325 969, Mail:

Natural swimming lake Schlitters

Natural swimming lake Schlitters

The bathing lake Schlitters is located right next to the cycle trail and can be reached directly from Schlitters or from Bruck via a bridge across the Ziller. Sports facilities like the beach volleyball court and the neighbouring tennis courts provide for sportive alternatives. A nature leisure and playing area with an adventure playground are additionally available to your children, while you can treat yourself to sweet and savoury delicacies at the Seecafé.

Adventure playground

Adventure playground

The unique adventure playground in Schlitters is all about nature-oriented playing. The playground is situated in an alluvial forest and offers visitors innumerable attractions such as slides, footbridges, tree houses, wells, giant wooden figures, oversized swings, etc.

Right next the adventure playground and at the cycle trail you will find the “
Schlitterer bathing lake” with its Seecafé.

Zillertal cycle route

Zillertal cycle route

Discover the Zillertal on the Zillertal cycle route along the 31 km family friendly path - from Strass to Mayrhofen. 

On the go you can find playgrounds, swimming pools, lakes as well as adventure parks. If your legs are getting tired, jump into the Zillertal train, which stops in almost every village throughout the Zillertal. 

Zillertal train

Zillertal train

Whether with the Diesel train or with the steam train in summer – the Zillertalbahn is a unique experience.

Every half hour the Zillertalbahn takes passengers over a distance of 32 km from Jenbach to Mayrhofen and reverse. Once per day the historical steam train runs from Jenbach to Mayrhofen and back. 

A really special experience!

Booking accommodation

Schlitters and its surroundings offer a great variety of cosy accommodations, which will turn your summer and winter vacation into an unforgettable experience! Whether holiday apartment, inn or farm holidays, use our accommodation search and discover our attractive package deals for your winter or summer vacation in one of the 12 charming resorts of the first holiday region in the Zillertal.